May 1985
Ebony;May1985, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p35
The article explores the increasing influence of African Americans on Capitol Hill as many Black American legislators head several committees. Representative William Gray III is expected to provide strong Black leadership following his election as chairman of the important committee, House Budget Committee. Representative Ronald V. Delums was elected chairman of the Committee of the District of Columbia while Representative Parren Mitchell was elected as House Committee on Small Business chairman.


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